Headlines Tagged with costs/finances — 7,433 headlines found
The Washington Post, to its credit, has pulled together a depressing picture...we’re one nation and we cannot thrive as we have as Americans if we allow disparities in our medical care. Research (including insightful work by the Lancet medical journal, w
Jun 23, 2017 JD Supra, LLC
added Jun 23, 2017 22:15
The Senate health care bill released today would set back efforts to reduce tobacco use and undermine initiatives to prevent cancer and other deadly diseases that impose massive costs on our health care system. It would especially harm our nation’s poores
Jun 22, 2017 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 22, 2017 21:25
Google Searches for “Cheap Cigarettes” Spike at Tax Increases: Evidence from an Algorithm to Detect Spikes in Time Series Data
Searches for “cheap cigarettes” spike around the time of a cigarette tax increase, but the mean level of searches does not shift in response to a tax increase.
Jun 22, 2017 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 22, 2017 17:38
states’ revenue from lotteries totaled $21.36 billion in 2015, the most of any sin revenue. Smoking was the second largest sin revenue stream, as the 50 states collected $17.71 billion in tobacco taxes that year.
Jun 20, 2017 24/7 Wall Street
added Jun 20, 2017 19:00
[UK] Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]
a crucial challenge facing tobacco control initiatives is that demographic forces are poised to heighten smoking's global toll, unless progress in preventing initiation and promoting cessation can be substantially accelerated. Greater success in tobacco c
May 13, 2017 The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 22:54
The Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) is the most comprehensive worldwide observational epidemiological study to date. It describes mortality and morbidity from major diseases, injuries and risk factors to health at global, national and regional levels
Jun 5, 2017 The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 22:49
The Arkansas Department of Health said it costs about a million and a half dollars a year to run the line. But they said it's much cheaper to pay to help people quit smoking than treat them after they get cancer.
Jun 16, 2017 KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
Anti-Tobacco Network had a conversation with the Tlhokwe family, a family of 10... This destitute squad of smokers, who epitomise desolation in its true sense of the word, can make a pyre with their cigarettes in the midst of grinding poverty.
Jun 16, 2017 Mmegi (bw)
added Jun 19, 2017 14:22
the decline may be attributed to the overall external economic situation, the fundamental cause of the current harsh situation is, to a great extent, the tobacco industry itself. Whether the tobacco industry has truly paid attention to consumer demand, wh
May 1, 2016 Tobacco Asia
added Jun 16, 2017 18:25
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey results
[FDA] has invested heavily in compelling, science-based campaigns to educate youth about the dangers of tobacco use...We plan to build on these vital efforts to reduce tobacco-related disease and death.
Jun 15, 2017 PR Newswire
added Jun 16, 2017 00:17